Copenhagen is renowned as a tolerant and relaxed city, with a variety of gay bars and clubs.
However, the city’s great night-life is only the surface of a vibrant gay community.
With roughly 60 feature films, 25 documentaries, and 30 short films in a variety of languages and styles that all deal with LGBTQ themes.
The festival draws in about 10 000 LGBTQ film fans from all over the world.
Here’s one from this week, from Teddy in Ghana: I WANT TO KNOW IF DANES WOMEN WILL DATE A GHANAIAN MAN. And one from last month, from Alex: “Hi, I’d like to know if Danish girls would date a bi-racial Brazilian guy.” And one from late last year: “I’m a gay African American male who would like to date a Dane. ” Basically, a lot of the mail I get is from men, wanting to know how they can get some action in Denmark. I know of several babies of mixed heritage here in Denmark.And after a few minutes of chatting with him, you can ask him if who that girl in the brown jacket is, and if she’s here with a boyfriend.If she’s available, now you know the lady’s name, and she’s seen you with someone in her group, so you’re a complete stranger any more.As you sift your way through Copenhagen’s packed summer festival circuit don’t forget Queerfestival Copenhagen in late July.While not the most glamorous festival, the week long event embodies a grass roots, inclusive, and do it yourself spirit.